UCL in the media
UCL Economics & Business alumna and philanthropist Cathy Lee and her husband Martin, of Hong Kong, have donated £3m to UCL for research into Alzheimer's and dementia, in memory of Cathy's grandmother.
Professor Mark Handley (UCL Computer Science) gives his expert opinion on Elon Musk's expanded 'Starlight' project, which has now received US Government approval to proceed.
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health) said he would have liked a new report urging a national strategy for earlier childhood interventions to have focused more on the effects of childhood poverty and deprivation.
Commenting on a study suggesting antibiotic resistance has spread from humans to penguins near arctic research bases, Professor Francoix Balloux (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) says more evidence is needed to prove a link to human activity.
Professor John Dickie (UCL School of European Languages, Culture & Society) talks about the roots of the Naples mafia, the ‘Camorra’, the setting for a new HBO film series based on Elena Ferrante’s novels.
Bike-sharing services cannot obtain a licence to operate across whole of London, which makes them “less attractive”, says PhD researcher Nicole Badstuber (UCL Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering).
Professor Philip Schofield (UCL Laws and Director of the Bentham Project) explains that Jeremy Bentham’s views on moral choices are based on utilitarian principles - to achieve the greatest good for the greatest number.
Listen: BBC Radio 4 'A History of Ideas' (from 3 mins 19 secs)